Press releases


Génome Québec invests time and money to make sure that genomics becomes a powerful economic force and delivers innovative solutions in health and the environment. In this section, you will find all the latest press releases published by Génome Québec.


Dawn of a new era for children: Introducing Canada’s first integrated clinical genomic centre in pediatrics

Montréal, October 21, 2013 – Dr. Fabrice Brunet, Chief Executive Officer at Sainte-Justine UHC, and Marc LePage, President and CEO of Génome Québec, are extremely proud to announce the launch of Canada’s first integrated clinical genomic centre in pediatrics, an initiative currently at the forefron (...)

Published on Monday October 21, 2013


Génome Québec welcomes National Research and Innovation Policy

Montréal, October 16, 2013 – Génome Québec welcomes the National Research and Innovation Policy (PNRI) announced by the Québec Government. The policy is a major step forward in the government’s vision and support of research and innovation, since it now places the sector at the centre of its econom (...)

Published on Wednesday October 16, 2013


New Discoveries for Cancer Risk: Researchers Worldwide Take Part in one of History’s Largest Scientific Consortia

Hundreds of researchers from North America, Europe, Australia and Asia have joined together in a consortium to identify the genetic basis of the five most common forms of cancer – breast, prostate, lung, ovarian and colorectal. The group, called the OncoArray Consortium, developed a new customized (...)

Published on Wednesday October 9, 2013